Saira Sohail

Saira Sohail

Doctoral Student
342 New Cabell Hall

Fall 2020 Student Hours

11am-12pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays or by appointment
Hours will be online.

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I am a PhD candidate and Teaching Assistant in University of Virginia’s Department of French.  My research interests focus on the relationship between France and Islam.  In my dissertation, I am exploring visual representations of Muslim women in propaganda produced during the Algerian War of Independence. 


M.A., French, University of Virginia (2018)

B.A., French & Communications, George Mason University (2015)

Scholarly Activity

“The Role of the Veil in the Algerian Struggle for Independence,” Louisiana State University Department of French Studies 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, March 2017

Member of Pi Delta Phi National French Honor Society